Practical Management 

Do you aspire to a managerial or coordinating position? Do you wonder how employees are motivated? Do you want to get started right away with all kinds of aspects of management, coaching and leadership?

The operational manager plays an important role in the functioning of the organization as a whole and you are expected to be able to translate the strategy into concrete actions in the workplace

Better results by connecting goals, performance and behavior 

Develop manager, coach and leadership role

Action Learning as a unique training concept

All facets of operational management are covered in this versatile training. You develop leadership, gain knowledge of the processes, culture, business operations, team development and you get to work with these insights in a practical way.

In short, a distinctive training for (prospective) managers where you work in a challenging way, under the guidance of practical teachers, with the topics that matter and where you simultaneously solve practical issues. Butter with the fish.


  • You will gain more business knowledge regarding strategy, business operations and HR in the workplace
  • outline your own place as a team leader in the organization and the team
  • You develop the roles of leader, manager and coach
  • You learn to recognize the undercurrent, such as emotions, expectations, unwritten rules, etc.
  • You have the right communication and management skills to achieve your goals
  • You know how to map success factors for teams
  • You can deal effectively with conflict and negotiation situations
  • You are able to name different change processes and influencing techniques
  • You become a better discussion partner for colleagues and employees

Target group and training

You are looking for a broad, but practical training and you want to develop further in the field of leadership and management skills. You currently lead a team, or you will do so in the future. Whether you work as a team leader, coordinator or department manager: this training turns you into an excellent operational manager.

However, commitment and motivation are the most important conditions for admission to this training. The training offers you excellent preparation for a possible follow-up to the post-graduate Certified Manager course. Read more here

Study method Action Learning

One of the most important characteristics of the Action Learning method is that you work from your own learning needs and with current issues from practice. The purified experiences are shared from a great diversity of disciplines and branches.

Online learning platform (Virtual Campus)

The Action Learning Academy has a modern online learning platform. It offers participants the opportunity to address specific competencies even more strongly.

The Virtual Campus has an interactive study guide with: up-to-date study materials, learning objectives, activities, action learning assignments, background information, useful links and interactive applications, such as a virtual classroom, online coaching, chats, forums, questionnaires, tests and videos. Read more here


The training is concluded with a practical final assignment. After successful completion, you will receive the highly appreciated ‘Practical Leadership’ certificate from the Action Learning Academy.


This training is ideally suited as a management development process. An in-company program can be tailor-made, depending on the training demand and / or organizational wishes.


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